Nicole LeBlanc MA, MSW

Office: M.H.A.S.O.


200-1489 Merivale Rd
Ottawa, ON, K2E 5P3

O: 613.225.7272
F: 613.225.6767
nicole@mhaso.ca

Member:

Ontario Association of Social Workers
 

 


Available:

Monday-Saturday 
Afternoons and Evenings

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Nicole's experience involves working with individuals with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, and caregiver fatigue and burn out among front line workers. She supports individuals through one-on-one counselling and group programming.  She works in collaboration with individuals and their support team in order to create a holistic treatment plan that is well suited for their needs. Nicole offers an eclectic strength-based approach in her practice, drawing from a variety of evidence-based approaches depending on the unique needs of those she is working with.  This can include: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Compassion Focused Therapy, Mindfulness Practice, and Motivational Interviewing.

Nicole is a Qualified mindfulness teacher in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) (University of Massachusetts, School of Medicine) and Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Training (MB-EAT) (Centre for Mindful Eating, NH). Nicole is a teacher in training in Mindful Self Compassion (MSC) Training Course (University of San Diego, School of Medicine).

 

Nicole LeBlanc facilitates the following groups: 

 

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

This 8 week program integrates Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and mindfulness practice to support individuals in learning healthy ways to cope with stress, anxiety and other forms of mental and physical health conditions.  Practical techniques will also be provided to enhance self care and create healthier, meaningful relationships with others.

Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) Training Course

Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) Training is an empirically-supported, 8-week training program designed to cultivate the skill of self-compassion. Based on the groundbreaking research of Kristin Neff and the clinical expertise of Christopher Germer, MSC teaches core principles and practices that enable participants to respond to difficult moments in their lives with kindness, care and understanding.

 

Nicole utilizes a variety of evidence-based approaches in her practice, including ACT, CBT, Mindfulness, and MI. Nicole works with individuals from the age of 20-99.

Treatment Approach:
Eclectic

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Motivational Interviewing
Strengths Based

Mindfulness

 

Modality:
Individuals

Groups
Adults

Specialties:

Youth and Adult Justice/Conflict with the law

Stress
Anxiety/Depression

General Mental Health

ADD/ADHD
Self Esteem

Relationship Difficulties

Caregiver Fatigue &

Burn Out among front line workers

Finances:

$150 per hour
E-Money Transfers
Cheques, Cash, or Credit Cards

Client Focus:

Gender: ALL
Ethnicity: ALL
Language: ENGLISH

Religious Orientation: ALL

Sexual Orientation: ALL

Ages: 20 to 99

Mental Health & Addiction Services of Ottawa
1489 Merivale Rd Unit 200

Ottawa, Ontario K2E 5P3

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